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A Story and a Sign

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I was in a situation recently where I was required to wait patiently (not my strong suit); I got out an old Lifeline to help me behave properly. When I opened it, it fell open to the perfect article for me, a story that dealt with letting go of compulsive action and surrendering an emotion-packed situation to a Higher Power. My situation involved my grown-up child, and it had been especially difficult for me to detach. This particular article was perfect for me in and of itself, but then I noticed the author’s town: the same town where my baby had moved and was looking for work. Somehow, it seemed like a sign from my Higher Power that things would work out in time, if I and my self-will would only refrain from compulsive talk or action that could interfere with a plan higher than my own.

I am grateful to that author and, as always, to Lifeline. I reread my old copies periodically, and I just ordered a bunch of back issues too. Lifeline never goes out-of-date!

— Anonymous

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